Children’s Literature in the Reading Program, An Invitation to Read (3rd editon) is out now. It’s edited by Deb Wooten and Bee Cullinan and published by International Reading Association. Richard Allington wrote the foreword. The book’s fifteen chapters, written by nineteen authors, cover three broad categories: Genre Studies, The Role of Children’s Literature in the Classroom, and Reaching Beyond the Classroom Walls to Support Literacy and Learning. I wrote Chapter 5: Yes, Poetry Can!